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Graduate stories: Sarai Bibby
Sarai joined London Met as a mature student to study textiles and found herself along the way.
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Graduate stories: Terry Ffrench-Graham
Terry Ffrench-Graham joined London Met as a mature student to pursue his passion for photography.
Graduate stories: Sahil Vohra
Sahil moved to London from Mumbai to pursue his dream of an aviation career.
Graduate stories: Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez
Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez was unsure about what she wanted to do after university. Since graduating from London Met, she is the most confident she has ever been.
Graduate stories: Mignon Cristofoli
South African national Mignon worked in finance and as an entrepreneur before London Met helped her pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
Graduate stories: Klara Orackova
2018 Graduand Klara Orackova shares her memories of three eventful years at London Met
Graduate stories: Hind Sara Bechari Martin
BSc Psychology graduand Hind Sara Bechari Martin shares her graduate story
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
From Guinness Sales Manager to Criminal Investigation Department Officer
Abiodun Ajayi came to London Met to study for his MBA to change his career from sales to criminal investigation.
Graduate recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Luca Bonaschi, an engineering graduate, has been recognised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, one of the world’s leading engineering networks.
Addressing the issue of staff wellbeing in Higher Education
A conference held at London Met welcomed sector-wide colleagues to share thoughts and ideas about how to improve staff wellbeing and attitudes towards mental health in Higher Education.
REPORT: Breaking down the barriers to higher education
New report highlights the outreach work being powered by the Sir John Cass's Foundation's generous support of London Met.
Another record breaking year for career prospects at London Met
Newly released figures show that a record 96.7% of all London Met students are in employment or further study six months after graduating
London Met alumna among the world's most promising young scientists
Yelena Novikova has been named among the world’s top young scientists for the second year in a row.
Cass graduate wins prestigious international Young Talent Architecture Award
Matthew Gregorowski named as one for four winners of Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA)
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Lynn Dobbs as its next Vice-Chancellor
Professor Dobbs will join the University in October 2018.
Food, glorious food!
The brand new Foodie Founder programme was launched at London Met on Monday 18 June. The one-day workshop is designed to help students with a food or drink business idea.
School of Computing and Digital Media summer show 2018
The School of Computing and Digital Media hosted two of their biggest annual events last week; SEND 2018 and the School Summer Show 2018.
“London Met is right at the top of its game,” says alumnus
London Met alumnus Paul Gerrard returned to visit his alma mater and find out more about his father, who was Head of Chemistry at a predecessor of London Met.
Our very own director who made the cut
Nathan Hannawin, an alumnus of the University, has been nominated for ‘Film Director of the Year’ award.
Students' business idea wins silver in national competition
The winners of the 2018 Big Idea Challenge creative category win silver in Ecotrophelia UK.
London Met goes plastic free for World Environment Day
The University went plastic-free on Tuesday 5 June to celebrate World Environment Day and to take part in the Plastic Challenge.
London Met recognised for business education excellence
The Guildhall School of Business and Law has been awarded the Small Business Charter award, it has been announced today.
Celebrating the second year of Green Impact
The annual Green Impact scheme came to a big finale on Friday 25 May 2018. The achievements of staff across the University were celebrated.
EVENT: Computing and Digital Media Show
The annual Computing and Digital Media Show will be held on Thursday 14 – Saturday 16 June. You are invited to attend this free event.
EVENT: Histories in Professional Education: recovering silenced lives
The University is hosting a free one-day seminar exploring historical themes, methods and resources to enhance study, teaching and research across the social professions.
Taking on the world...one marshmallow at a time
The winners of the 2018 Big Idea Challenge Creative category has been shortlisted for a national food innovation prize with ‘Fabamallow,’ a vegan chocolate covered marshmallow.
Final Cuts: screening at BFI Southbank
Students from Film and Broadcast production screen their work at London’s BFI Southbank each year just before graduating. This year’s screening will be held on Friday 15 June.
New Senior Appointments at the Cass: Peter St John and Dr Matthew Barac
The Cass is delighted to announce two high level appointments at the school: Peter St John as Professor of Architecture, and Dr Matthew Barac as Reader in Architecture.
Therapy dogs visit London Met students during Mental Health Awareness Week
London Met invited the charity Pets as Therapy onto campus as part of our events to mark Mental Health Awareness week
Cass Foundation course shows to open on 22 May
Senior lecturer Chi Roberts shares some exciting news about this year's Cass Foundation course shows.
London Met graduate designs artwork for Big Issue Royal Wedding edition
Cass graduate David Tovey discusses his remarkable life and his latest projects in the week his artwork is featured on the royal wedding edition of The Big Issue magazine.
EVENT: Wellbeing in higher education
London Met to host a conference discussing staff wellbeing in universities on on Wednesday 4 July. Colleagues from across the sector are invited to attend.
Providing safe and clean drinking water for an Indian community
London Metropolitan University has helped fund a project with the catering company Chartwells to provide clean and safe drinking water for a community in India.
Students and staff gather for London Met Students’ Union Awards 2018
London Met students and staff gathered in celebration of the London Met Students' Union Awards 2018.
Young entrepreneurs celebrated at Big Idea Challenge awards
Budding entrepreneurs from across London have been taking part in the annual Big Idea Challenge, one of London’s biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.
A celebration of London's entrepreneurs at the Big Idea Challenge awards 2018
With over 10,000 votes cast world-wide, London Met’s Big Idea Challenge really was its biggest yet. Find out who the 2018 winners are.
Developing new vaccinations for a silent killer
Dr Gary McLean, a Reader in Molecular Immunology at London Metropolitan University, worked as part of an international research team to investigate a new vaccine to combat a virus.
Holocaust survivor shares deeply moving story with London Met students
Harry Olmer spoke to International Relations students about his "cut off from civilisation."
London Met takes part in ‘Lost Trades of Islington’ project with Age UK
Recording the memories of those who worked in industries no longer existing in Islington.
London Metropolitan University student nominated for national legal award
Rebecca Harrigan, a Legal Practice Course student at the University, has been named as a finalist in one of the country’s top legal competitions.
Industry Recognition for BA Journalism students
Two student magazines have been shortlisted for the prestigious Student Publication Association (SPA) Awards
EVENT: Learning on the job
Students, employers, staff and alumni gathered in the Graduate Centre on London Met’s Holloway campus last week to celebrate some of the success stories from our apprentices.
Expert commentary: cancer and obesity
Justin Webb, senior lecturer at London Metropolitan University, comments on the recent news that obesity can be linked to the cause of cancer.
Students and staff celebrate the opening of London Met’s Roding building
The London Met community gather together to celebrate Roding's opening.
Encouraging cancer survivors to Move More
Justin Webb, senior lecturer in Health and Social Care BSc, is trialling his toolkit aimed at helping cancer survivors Move More.
Roding’s innovative world-leading classroom technology
By Nicole Mitchell, Project Communications Officer
Celebrating International Women’s Day
The University hosted an event in honour of International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of women and how they can reach their career goals through higher education.
Suzanne Cohen named as Film Educator of the Year
Suzanne Cohen, who teaches Film at London Metropolitan University, has won the Educator of the Year Award at the 2018 Into Film Awards.
London Met students celebrate International Women’s Day through film
A TV show has been produced by London Met students to commemorate International Women’s Day.
London Met’s new Highbury Canteen now open
London Metropolitan University has officially opened the doors of its brand new catering outlet, the Highbury Canteen.
US Congress comes to campus
London Met welcomed two former US Congressmen to offer a rare and unique insight into American Politics as part of the Congress to Campus programme.
Do human rights conflict with national security?
London Metropolitan University hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday 7 March to investigate and debate whether human rights should be compromised in the interest of national security.
Is there life on Mars?
Dr Kevin Devine, senior lecturer in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences at London Met, has worked collaboratively on research which suggests bacterial life on Mars could exist.
London Met prepares for Green Week 2018
The University is running it's annual Green Week from 12 - 16 March. Find out what's on offer and how you can get involved.
Contributing to the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse
London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit has published a report looking into prior historical discussions surrounding child sexual abuse.
Kickstarting Newport Works
Song Eng, a London Met alumnus, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support his business, which was developed through the University’s Big Idea Challenge.
Creating Big Ideas with tomorrow’s entrepreneurs
Accelerator, London Metropolitan University’s business incubator, is committed to working with young entrepreneurs across London and developing their skills.
London Met lecturer nominated for national film award
Suzanne Cohen has been nominated for Into Film’s Educator of the Year Award for her work with Camden Summer University.
Representing London Met at Parliament
Two London Met students have presented their dissertation research at Westminster Palace.
Roding Building to open in March
London Metropolitan University is opening three floors of teaching and learning spaces in its brand new Roding building opening in March 2018.
London Met alumna gives TEDx talk
Yelena Novikova discusses how she’s implemented Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria within the businesses practices of her country.
US Congressmen come to campus
Two former US Congressmen will be coming to London Met to discuss the first year of Donald Trump’s Presidency, offering a rare and unique insight into American Politics.
London Met Lecturer outright winner of Emerald Winter Pride Art Awards
A Visiting Lecturer who teaches Textile Design at The Cass has been announced as the winner of a prestigious art prize.
Even more quality teaching at London Metropolitan University
The University is committed to delivering education to the highest standard. A focus is placed on supporting academic staff to become Fellows of the Higher Education Academy.
Playing with Transmission at the Global Game Jam
London Metropolitan University is one of thousands to host the Global Game Jam competition.
Colour-In Fashion: How should fashion embrace diversity?
The University hosted a panel of fashion industry experts to discuss how diversity should be embraced within the industry.
Upholstery staff and alumni feature in national exhibition
The National Centre for Craft and Design is host to a new exhibition entitled Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution.
Creating your own city – with help from a new Cass book
A new book by two architecture academics of The Cass will be launched on Thursday 15 February 2018.
Chair of the Office for Students visits London Met
University welcomed Sir Michael Barber to its Holloway campus.
London Met alumna to host Eurovision 2018
Daniela Ruah is a well-known actress in NCIS: Los Angeles.